Microgadus tomcod
Tomcod Tom"cod`, n. [Tom (see {Tomboy}) + cod: cf. F. tacaud whiting pout, American Indian tacaud, literally, plenty fish.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small edible American fish ({Microgadus tomcod}) of the Codfish family, very abundant in autumn on the Atlantic coast of the Northen United States; -- called also {frostfish}. See Illust. under {Frostfish}. (b) The kingfish. See {Kingfish} (a) . (c) The jack. See 2d {Jack}, 8. (c) . [1913 Webster]

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  • Tomcod — Tom cod , n. [Tom (see {Tomboy}) + cod: cf. F. tacaud whiting pout, American Indian tacaud, literally, plenty fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small edible American fish ({Microgadus tomcod}) of the Codfish family, very abundant in autumn on the Atlantic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Microgadus — tomcod …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tomcod — /tom kod /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) tomcod, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) tomcods. 1. either of two small cods, Microgadus tomcod, of the Atlantic Ocean, or M. proximus, of the Pacific Ocean. 2. any of various similar… …   Universalium

  • tomcod — noun Date: 1722 either of two small fishes (Microgadus tomcod of the Atlantic and M. proximus of the Pacific) of the cod family …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tomcod — 1) Microgadus tomcod (Gadidae) 2) a grade or cull of dried and salted cod (Gadus morhua) 3) a young cod (Gadus morhua) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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